Ticks can be as lethal as venomous snakes!!
We need to get the word out about ticks and the diseases they carry!
It will be summer soon!!
Time for camping, hiking and spending more time outside. Don't let those pesky annoying
ticks stop you.
Here is a simple homemade solution!
Repellent for your pets:
For pets, add 1 cup of water to a spray bottle, followed by 2 cups of distilled white vinegar.
Ticks hate the smell and taste of vinegar, and will be easily be repelled by this ingredient
Then, add two spoonfuls of vegetable or almond oil, which both contain sulfur (another
natural tick repellent).
To make a repellent that will also deter fleas, mix in a few spoonfuls of lemon juice, citrus oil,
peppermint oil, any of which will repel ticks and fleas while also creating a nicely scented
onto the pet's dry coat, staying away from sensitive areas including eyes, nose, mouth, and
area. When outdoors for an extended period, spray this solution on two to three times per
For you and your family:
In a spray bottle, mix 2 cups of distilled white vinegar and 1 cup of water. To make a
solution so you do not smell like bitter vinegar all day, add 20 drops of your favorite
Eucalyptus oil is a calm, soothing scent that also works as a tick repellent, while peppermint
and citrus oils give off a strong crisp scent that also repel ticks.
After mixing the solution, spray onto clothing, skin, and hair before going outdoors. Reapply
every four hours to keep ticks at bay, and examine your skin and hair when back inside to
make sure no ticks are on the body.
We must get the word out about the dangers of ticks and how to avoid them!